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The Talk ED blog is a space to help turn knowledge and real experiences into positive change, as well as sharing a range of perspectives on the issues facing those affected by eating disorders.

We review all blogs and stories submitted to us to ensure they don’t contain potentially triggering content. However, as these are personal reflections of experiences with eating disorders – and sometimes other mental health issues – posts may contain themes, topics, and descriptions that you may find difficult or upsetting to read. Please do put your own wellbeing first and if you are feeling vulnerable, scroll past, return another day, or access our support services.

Talking care of siblings of someone with an eating disorder – a personal story

Talking care of siblings of someone with an eating disorder – a personal story

Our daughter Emily developed an eating disorder, anorexia, at around the age of 14, and the realisation that we were all powerless to stop what was happening was the moment where normal family life became suspended. The shock and fear took hold and all our focus was on our daughter. It took a while to notice that our son, Tom, who at 12 years old needed us very much too…

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Farewell and good luck to Rosie

Farewell and good luck to Rosie

This week, we say a fond farewell and the best of luck to our lovely Rosie, as she embarks on a new career following the completion of her degree. Many of you will have spoken to Rosie, as she has worked with our charity since 2019. Initially helping out as a...

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